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A fireball at night, as bright as the sun - 1.12.2021 at 17.20 Virtasalmi Observation number 102689

Visibility III / V


Particles came out of the fireball as if as a result of an explosion


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  • Accuracy of the given observation time?
    • 15 min difference possible
  • How long time did you see the fireball fly in the sky?
    • 4 seconds
  • How the flight of the fireball ended?
    • The fireball faded away
  • Brightness of the fireball
    • A fireball at night, as bright as the Sun
  • In which direction the fireball disappeared out of sight?
    • North
  • In which altitude the bolide disappeared from your sight?
    • About half way between the horizon and the zenith
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